Monday, December 8, 2014

A Church Day

Good morning and Happy Monday!

I hope your weekend was very restful.  My days were, but my nights, not-so-much.  Lilly, our dog, is having some stomach issues, so I was up with her most of the night last night.  Combined with Dan’s snoring and Ina’s coughing, I think I am going to check into a hotel tonight.  

Yesterday was a full on church day.  First, we went to the service, which had a great message and worship.

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Isn’t our church decorated beautifully?

Then, around lunch we came back for a meeting about the next steps our church is taking.

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(Dan was in an example and did a fantastic job playing his part)

We arrived home around 3:30 just in time to put Ina down for a late nap and to whip up some cookies for our small group to make cookie boxes.  

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We stuck invites to our church in the boxes and are handing them out to our neighbors.

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(Yes, we will resort to sugar to introduce you to Jesus.  It works for Ina, so don’t think I won’t try it on you.)

This kind of day, a day full of activities, was the exact reason why I was very hesitant to get involved with our church.  I thought it would take up a lot of my time, and truthfully, it does.   But, what would I have spent that time doing instead?  Watching TV?   Sitting on the couch?  Cleaning?  Bleh.  

Yesterday I worshipped, served, enjoyed fellowship, ministered, and evangelized.  I honestly can’t think of a more enjoyable Sunday or a better investment of my time.

Have a good week!  

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